Have to go with xeriscaping and low water in the cottage garden. Like these plants in the Jardin Toledo 2009: detalle plantación patio. Jardín mediterraneo, grava, jardín seco. Gravel garden, xeriscaping, dry garden, mediterranean
(native gardening) Gorgeous mix of Mediterranean and California native plants in this low-water landscape designed by Arleen Ferrara of Satori Garden Design. Looks like a watercolor painting! I’d buy a print of this for my home. . . @ its-a-green-life
Mediterranean Garden, Olive Tree, Bay Area Brandon Tyson Berkeley, CA. "The gnarled trunk of a specimen olive tree planted on a raised mound emerges from a meadow of lavender and yucca in a Mediterranean garden in the Bay Area showcased in the Early Spring issue of Garden Design magazine." Photo by: Claire Takacs.